Life Lately

12.31.13

2013

What. A. Year. A few milestones from 2013. We celebrated the 1 year …

What. A. Year. A few milestones from 2013. We celebrated the 1 year anniversary of The Everygirl on Feb 22, 2013. The Everygirl was listed as a top 100 website for women by Forbes for the 2nd year in a row. Featured my home tour on The Everygirl. Also featured …

Travel

10.25.13

montmartre

   Grey rooftops and grey skies–there’s nothing like the neutral backdrop of paris.

   Grey rooftops and grey skies–there’s nothing like the neutral backdrop of paris. It’s the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen and I’m a little sad to leave. …and now we’re off to Rome!   Photo is straight out of the camera. Paris doesn’t need editing.     …

Travel

08.26.13

Paris is always a good idea

While there are many, many places I’d love to travel, Paris has been …

While there are many, many places I’d love to travel, Paris has been at the top of my list for as long as I can remember. Sadly, I’ve done very little traveling and have never been to Paris or anywhere else in Europe. I made it a goal in 2012 …

Blogging

08.21.13

The time we made it to Forbes. Again.

I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t checked Forbes a …

I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t checked Forbes a few times since June to see if we made the cut. And today, it happened. Forbes listed The Everygirl as a  Top 100 Website for Women for the second year in a row. Video chat notice goes …

Recipes

03.18.13

In The Kitchen: Paleo Banana Pancakes

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and …

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and whipped up nom nom paleo’s cinnamon and coconut pancakes. I followed her recipe but added a little sunbutter (so good) and this past weekend, added 1/2 a banana. We had banana pancakes on Saturday and Sunday. They’re …

Life Lately

01.02.13

This Year // 2013

I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. In fact–I don’t really make …

I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. In fact–I don’t really make them. I prefer to create a list of goals for the year. Some I know I’ll accomplish (or work my ass off trying) and others I hope to accomplish. I did not do everything on my ’12 …

Life Lately

01.01.13

2012

Happy New Year! I cannot believe another year has come and gone. Maybe …

Happy New Year! I cannot believe another year has come and gone. Maybe it’s just me, but this was one of the most life changing years of my life, and I cannot believe how quickly it flew by. The two biggest game-changers were the launch of The Everygirl and (wait …

Life Lately

11.21.12

The Everygirl // Kate Spade Event

We’ve posted a full recap of our event for Kate Spade on The …

We’ve posted a full recap of our event for Kate Spade on The Everygirl today, but I wanted to share a two of my favorite photos with you. When John and Maura photographed me for my home tour last December and photographed us for The Everygirl last Feb, my hair …

Blogging

06.21.12

That Time I made it to FORBES!

I am so honored to tell you that The Everygirl was rated by …

I am so honored to tell you that The Everygirl was rated by FORBES one of the 10 best websites for Millennial women and one of the top 100 best websites for women. To have this recognition within four months of launching the site is surreal and wonderful. I never …

Career

02.21.12

SNEAK PEEK: A look at The Everygirl!

With the launch of The Everygirl just one day away, we thought it …

With the launch of The Everygirl just one day away, we thought it was time to share a few more sneak peeks with you. We have enlisted the help of a few of our favorite bloggers! Each blogger is sharing two photos from The Everygirl, so for a look at …

Career

02.15.12

The Everygirl Launching 2.22.12

I am thrilled to announce that The Everygirl will launch one week from …

I am thrilled to announce that The Everygirl will launch one week from today! Mark your calendars & don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter. twitter | facebook | pinterest …

Career

01.31.12

Join The Everygirl Team

Photographers – looking for photographers who specialize in portraits, style, interiors, travel, and/or …

Photographers – looking for photographers who specialize in portraits, style, interiors, travel, and/or food photography – proficient in Photoshop or Lightroom for photo editing – include link to portfolio – students welcome – looking for talent in any city, state, country… after all, Everygirls are everywhere! *Email resume and portfolio …

Life Lately

12.30.11

a new year

2011 has come and gone & what a year it’s been. I started …

2011 has come and gone & what a year it’s been. I started + ended the year in Chicago, became a vegetarian [again], changed the name of my business, booked a few photo shoots, made some wonderful new friends, discovered a love of sparkly nail polish, finally had my entry …

Career

12.14.11

Big Announcement! Introducing The Everygirl, launching Feb 2012!

I am so excited to announce the upcoming launch of The Everygirl, the …

I am so excited to announce the upcoming launch of The Everygirl, the newest online resource helping shape creative, career-driven women. I have spent the past four months working on The Everygirl with my co-founder. There have been endless late night meetings and we have spent our weekends photographing features for …

Recipes

11.28.11

In the kitchen / Mini pumpkin cheesecake

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I had a quiet little Thanksgiving …

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I had a quiet little Thanksgiving with the boyfriend here in Chicago. I cooked, baked & bought a few pre-made dishes since I was feeling a bit uninspired.  I don’t eat turkey so Thanksgiving is a day of carbs for me. I am …

Recipes

10.03.11

In the kitchen: vegan peanut butter cups

Better than Reese’s & they aren’t bad for you. The perfect indulgence, just …

Better than Reese’s & they aren’t bad for you. The perfect indulgence, just in time for Halloween. Recipe from Alicia Silverstone’s book, The Kind Diet.

Recipes

09.27.11

In the kitchen: sparkly gold pancakes

I made these pancakes with the boyfriend on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma …

I made these pancakes with the boyfriend on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma ebelskiver pan {thank you, Nicole!}, ebelskiver mix, gold shimmering sugar, turning tools & Dr. Oetker organic frosting {purchased at whole foods}. Melt a little earth balance or  butter in each pancake well of the pancake pan. Spoon …

Travel

07.21.11

the best of Los Angeles

It’s about time I devoted a post to the place I called home …

It’s about time I devoted a post to the place I called home for most of my life. While I prefer life in Chicago over LA, it’s still a fun place to visit. There is lots to see and do. Here are some of my favorite places to eat, shop …

Life Lately

12.31.10

2010. A year in review.

2010 was a big year for me. I took a leap of faith …

2010 was a big year for me. I took a leap of faith and left LA for Chicago in search of a better life. I have met some wonderful people & have fallen for this new city that I now call home. While I do see new year’s as just …

Recipes

10.08.10

In the kitchen: S’mores Cupcakes

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange …

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange party. I would make s’mores cupcakes. I figured that anything combining s’mores & cupcakes had to be good, and the recipe required a kitchen torch. Done. You should know that I have always wanted a kitchen torch, …

Travel

02.27.10

Oprah.

My new friend Crystal and I went to the Oprah show today. Sadly, …

My new friend Crystal and I went to the Oprah show today. Sadly, cameras are not allowed inside, so I cannot share any photos of the studio or fabulous guests with you. But let me tell you…it was awesome! The studio. Ready for this?! There were 370 people in the …